Category Archive: Blogs

Feb 10

MediaTek releases new Quad-Core processor

MediaTek launches its latest smartphone processor, the MT6589. It is the world’s first commercialized quad-core SoC (System on Chip) made for mid to high end smartphones and tablets.

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Sep 03

MediaTek to release dual core MT6583 and quad core MT6588 CPU

Just a few months after the launch of its first dual core CPU, MT6577, MediaTeK announced that it would release its own quad core chipset, MT6588, in early 2013. Along with it, a more advanced dual core CPU, MT6583, would also be launched. It is speculated that both processors could handle speeds of 1.5-1.7 GHz …

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Jul 08

Affordable MT6577 Dual Core phones coming by the end of July

The dual core MT6577 phones will be available in China by the end of July this year. A couple of smartphone manufacturers have confirmed this and it has caused a lot of excitement among smartphone consumers who are looking to buy dual core phones with a sub-$200 price tag. The phones will be equipped with

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Jun 18

MediaTeK to release MT6577 Dual Core processor

MediaTeK

MediaTeK announced that the MT6577, a dual core Cortex A9 CPU, will be released soon and phones carrying this chipset will be launched in China as early as July this year. MediaTeK has been known to produce low-cost, high-efficiency chipsets. The semi-conductor company MediaTeK is responsible for the flourishing of the low-cost Chinese smartphones in …

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Jun 01

Lenovo releases Intel Atom smartphone Lenovo K800

Lenovo launched on May 30 its own Intel Atom smartphone, the K800. The K800 is the second phone with an Intel processor to hit the market, behind the Lava Xolo X900 which was released last month in India. Intel is now redirecting its focus on smartphones and tablets, in which it has been previously non-existent. …

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May 26

3 Huawei Ascend D Quad Features You Won’t Find in iPhone 4S or Galaxy Nexus

Huawei Ascend D Quad

Huawei unveiled the Ascend D Quad and its cousins, the Ascend D1 and Ascend D Quad XL, at the Mobile World Congress 2012. Essentially, the three phones come with similar specs – a 4.5 inch screen, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, 8 GB of ROM and 1 GB of RAM. The Ascend D …

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May 19

Meizu Officially Announces Its Quad Core Smartphone

Last October 2011, Meizu, a Chinese phone manufacturer, released its flagship smartphone Meizu MX. The MX is a dual core Android smartphone with powerful specs and a reasonable price. More importantly, they also revealed that a quad core version of the phone would be available in the near future. On April 16, 2012, Meizu finally …

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Apr 30

Huawei Ascend D Quad – Fastest Smartphone Coming Soon

Huawei unveiled its new quad core Android phone, the Ascend D Quad and its dual core cousin Ascend D1 at the Mobile World Congress 2012. Ascend D Quad is said to be the world’s fastest smartphone. Yu Chengdong, Huawei’s Senior Vice President did not disclose the specific configurations of the phone. He just described it …

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Apr 22

Huawei Ascend P1 released in China, to follow internationally

Huawei Ascend P1

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, launched on April 18, 2012 its flagship smartphone Huawei Ascend P1 in mainland China. Ascend P1 can be bought in China for 2,999 yuan, which is around $475. However, its slimmer counterpart, Ascend P1 S, is yet to be made available. The manufacturer also …

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Apr 15

Google and China – A Sour History

As you may have known, some Chinese android phones do not have Google Android Market (now known as Google Play) installed in the factory. But most phone sellers now install it on the devices they sell. You may ask “If Google owns Android, why don’t these Android phones have Google search features?” Let’s dig a …

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